Looking for a new partner… or just a one night stand? You may want to consider a career change. For the guys, go out and get your pilot’s license. If your a girl, get degree in physical therapy.
Tinder has collected the data form their site on which professions are most likely to get a positive response from potential partners. The results are – while not altogether surprising – interesting.
For a guy, the top three professions: pilot, entrepreneur/founder; firefighter. Shocking, right? Personally, I’m feeling a little disappointed that my law degree only got me to the #11 ranking; but I did found an NGO, so I guess that’s the foot I should be leading with.
For women, the top three: physical therapist, interior designer and founder/entrepreneur. Surprisingly, to me at least, model was down at #10 and personal trainer even lower at #14.
So what does this tell us. A few things actually:
- women clearly like men who are risk takers. Piloting, firefighting and starting a company all show a propensity to take risks. And women like this – a guy who is willing to chart his own course and take some risks to get what he wants.
- macho guys are still in. It is not until you get to #6 on the list of men’s professions (teacher) that you get one that is not a traditional male job
- men still like women in traditional ‘girl’ job. With the exception of entrepreneurs (which is pretty neutral) most of the list of women’s professions were pretty traditionally female jobs – interior designer, teacher, communications professional, speech pathologist.
Anyway… some interesting data. Here’s the full list… Got to go… I’m off to get my pitot’s licence.